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Dream Nails

When the growing hostility and negativity around Cindy (65) finally reaches the haven of her local nail salon, she decides to fight it with the magic of love.

 

Short Film
©2019
10 minutes

 

Cast

Cindy - Cyndi Williams,

Duc - Khoa Tien Dang

Lady in Red - Gayland Williams

Lady in Yellow - Jacqui Cross-Williams

Shop Owner - Nguyen Stanton

Male Pedicurist - Tuyen Quang Thái

Lady in Green - Manuela Rodriguez-Dantzler

Female Manicurist -Tiffany Nguyen

Lady in Pink - Gohe Tekeste

Female Pedicurist - Michelle Lê

Writer / Director: Katja Straub
Director of Photography: Huay-Bing Law
Production Designer: Nazanin Shirazi
Editor: Gal Yaron Mayersohn
Choreographer: Ellen Stader 
Costume Designer: Colin Wilkes
Sound Designer: Brian Ramos

Producer Germany: Johanna Aust, FLICKFILM
Producer USA: Todd Ruhnau 
Co-Producer: Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

Production funded by BKM and Austin Film Society

 

Awards

Special Mention Jury Award for Best Production

by CineFem Festival Internacional de Cine de la Mujer, Punta del Este Uruguay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festivals

World premiere @ Internationale Hofer Filmtage 2019

Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg 2020

Dallas Videofest 2020

Achtung Berlin 2020

Internationales Filmfest Emden Norderney 2020 (canceled due to Corona)

Filmkunstfest MV, Schwerin 2020

Short Film Factory 2020

Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham USA 2020

VisioniCorte Festival,  Italy 2020

Cinefem, Punta del Este, Uruguay 2020